The sealing of fissures in a school dental programme

D. M. Roder, P. Sundrum

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Abstract

An examination was made of 817 children, mean age 6.9 years. Of their first permanent molars 42.4 per cent were assessed as suitable for fissure sealant. Of these teeth 522 were sealed and compared with contra lateral controls after one year. The retention rate of and the mean application time for the sealant are presented and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)491-494
Number of pages4
JournalAustralian Dental Journal
Volume21
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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